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What is the appropriate weight for my height of 6ft?

What is the appropriate weight for my height of 6ft?

Girl or Guy?: For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch there after. ( he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more

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What is the formula for height and appropriate body weight?

What is the formula for height and  appropriate body weight?

Roughly: Males - 105 for fist 5 feet w 5lb/in females - 100 for 5 feet w 5lb/in. ** + or - 10%. This is a rough estimate only. ...Read more

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What is the best weight for my age?

Depends...: On your height and body frame; don't get stuck on a number per se - focus on healthy eating and fitness. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for my height of 5ft?

What is the average weight for my height of 5ft?

100-105: To calculate your ideal body weight, females= 100 lbs + 5 lbs per inch over 5 ft. Males= 106 lbs + 6 lbs per inch over 5 ft. These are ideal body weights- and most people are usually within 20% of their body weight. Anything more than 10% above your ideal body weight is considered obese. ...Read more

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Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. The latest studies show "overweight" living longer & being healthier. Calculate the bmi and the olympic sprint team is "underweight" and ultra-fit football linebackers "obese". Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, while you're able to keep up with peers in the athletic activities you enjoy. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight by age and height?

What is the ideal weight by age and height?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for my height as man at 6ft?

What is the normal weight for my height as man at 6ft?

149 - 188 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but if i saw a 6 foot tall guy that wieghed 149 pounds, i would wonder why? http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight and height for 10 year old.The weight has to be in kg, the height has to be in cm?

What is the normal weight and height for 10 year old.The weight has to be in kg, the height has to be in cm?

130 cm 32 kg: This is a rough idea. Every child, and teenager is different in the way they mature and grow during their teen years. Your kids doctor or family physician is really the best person to consult if you are concerned about your child's height to weight ratio. ...Read more

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What is the average height and weight for a 3 and half year old boy and what present should he be in ?

What is the average height and weight for a 3 and half year old boy and what present should he be in ?

It depends: Depends what his height and weight were when he was born. The average is different for different kids. The important issue is the rate of growth, if that is normal. Kids this age gain an average of 3 to 5 pounds per year and grow about 2.5 to 3.5 inches per year. ...Read more

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What's the ideal weight for age and height?

Internet site: Copy this site address and paste onto address bar of internet explorer http://www.Healthdiscovery.Net/links/calculators/ideal_bw_women.Htm. ...Read more

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I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

You decide: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment. Even the much-ballyhooed "body mass index" was meant for populations, not individuals. Olympic sprinters are "underweight"; elite superfit bodybuilder / linebackers are "obese." whatever weight looks & feels right to you and leaves you competitive at sports with your peers is the right weight. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 1yr. old girl 4ft. 11in. tall? And what is the range of healthy weights for her age, gender, and height?

What is a healthy weight for a 1yr. old girl 4ft. 11in. tall? And what is the range of healthy weights for her age, gender, and height?

No way: Your question says a 1 year old that is 59 inches tall. NO WAY. What is the correct age in years and months, and then we can answer. To answer your own question, go to CDC website and click on growth charts and you can see all the normal ranges of everything for her. ...Read more

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What is the average weight and height for 10 year old? The weight must be in kg.

What is the average weight and height for 10 year old? The weight must be in kg.

Average Weight : The average weight for a ten year old is 30kgs but there can be wide variations. ...Read more

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What is the average weight and height for 9 year old boy?

Average ht/wt: Average height and weight for a 9 year old by looking at a growth chart would be around 54inches and 62 lbs. But you have to be cautious about these numbers as people's body builds vary and weight may be lighter or heavier. Ideally, one should look at the bmi. ...Read more

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My daughter is 2years old.can u pl. suggest healthy foods for good growth in height and weight. she is now under weight and not up to required height.

My daughter is 2years old.can u pl. suggest healthy foods for good growth in height and weight. she is now under weight and not up to required height.

Normal family food: the best will be a balanced diet and the usual family food including fruits and vegetable For extra calories may give Pediasure one can a day. If still has a problem of weight gain, may need evaluation by a pediatrician to find out why she is not gaining weight ...Read more

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What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

CDC Growth Curve: Try plugging her numbers in to this chart http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf The 50% is average and of course there is a wide range of normal. BMI should be 20 to 25. Definitely not less than 18 for a young girl. More detailed history on the child may help answering this! ...Read more

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My age is 14 and my height is 58 inch.It is very small height according to age. Doctor what should I do to increase my height.I also mastubate.

Have bone age checkd: This height is at less than 3% of the male population at age 14. A first step would a good basic history and exam and an x-ray of the left hand and wrist. It can be evaluated for bone maturity. If your bone maturity is more consistent with a 12 year old, and your general exam is normal, further testing for hormonal problems may be needed.Masturbation has no effect on growth. ...Read more

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What is the proper diet and excercize for my age which is 16 to increase growth upto 6 to 7 inches? Now I am 5'7 and my weight is 48 kg....!

What is the proper diet and excercize for my age which is 16 to increase growth upto 6 to 7 inches? Now I am 5'7 and my weight is 48 kg....!

Not likely: At age 16, you are not likely to grow 6-7 inches more. There is no diet anywhere and no special exercises which will increase your height. It is based on genetics and a lifetime of proper nutrition. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a certain heighth?

What is the ideal weight for a certain heighth?

BMI calculator: Check out bmicalc.Org or some other body mass index calculator. More than just weight, you want your body mass index in a healthy zone and there is a range. ...Read more